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Definition 1: get temporarily - [verb of possession]

Samples where borrow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • May I borrow your lawn mower?

(borrow is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" "They acquired a new pet" "Get your results the next day" "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

Definition 2: take up and practice as one's own - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for borrow in the sense of this definition

(borrow is a kind of ...) receive willingly something given or offered

"The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter" "I won't have this dog in my house!" "Please accept my present"

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